Trailer Tuesday
Documentaries / dragons and tigers / Environment / Trailers / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

Trailer Tuesday

Enjoy these captivating trailers for some of our upcoming films screening at the Vancouver International Film Centre, ranging from the fascinating story of elephants formerly held in captivity being set free to the important journey of three grandmas who were “Japanese comfort women” during World War II and the haunting real life story of a … Continue reading

Nettie Wild and KONELĪNE: our land beautiful at Vancity Theatre
Adam Cook / Documentaries / Environment / Film Reviews / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016 / Women in Film

Nettie Wild and KONELĪNE: our land beautiful at Vancity Theatre

Nettie Wild and KONELĪNE: our land beautiful at Vancity Theatre By Adam Cook Over the past thirty years, Nettie Wild has established herself as one of the strongest voices in Canadian documentary. Films such as Blockade (1993), about a very tense standoff over the claiming of unceded Aboriginal territory in Northern BC, and A Place Called Chiapas … Continue reading

Imagine the Sustainable Production Possibilities!
Awards / Environment / Events / Industry / VIFF 2016 / VIFF Hub

Imagine the Sustainable Production Possibilities!

By Zena Harris  – President of Green Spark Group, curator of the VIFF 2016 Sustainable Production Forum The motion picture industry is inherently creative. We take ideas and concepts, and build sets and digital landscapes to bring these ideas to the screen.  We make costumes that transform humans into space creatures and anything one can imagine.  … Continue reading

Hot Docs at Vancity Theatre
Adam Cook / Documentaries / Environment / Hot Docs / Vancity Theatre

Hot Docs at Vancity Theatre

Hot Docs at Vancity Theatre By Adam Cook              Founded in 1993 in Toronto, Hot Docs is the largest documentary film festival in North America. Over the years it has earned a reputation for having the most eclectic and high quality range of documentaries at any film festival. We’re lucky to have a small slice … Continue reading